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1421: The Year China Discovered America? (DVD)

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Weight: 0.076 kg
ISBN: 0793699487
Author: Larry Belling
Format: DVD
Ages: Adults
Language: English
Theme: History & Biography
Dimensions: (15.24 x 20.32)
First Publishing Date: 08/01/2004

Experience little-known history in this telling of the story of a Muslim from China who may be the one to receive credit for discovering America. Using location photography and beautifully crafted dramatic reconstruction, this two-part documentary begins with the story of the known voyages of Admiral Zhen He, a Chinese Muslim navigator, and ends with an examination of best-selling author, Gavin Menzies' hypothesis, and evidence that it was Zhen He and the Chinese who in fact discovered America long before Columbus.

PBS presents Menzies' theory and puts it to the test, traveling across the continent in search of clues, drawing on contemporary historical accounts, and providing a wealth of scientific and technological evidence from scholars. The results are fascinating, often dramatic, and make for gripping television.

From the Back Cover
Did the Chinese discover America in 1421? This fascinating documentary examines this question, and the mystery surrounding the sailing exploits of the legendary Admiral Zhen He, and his impressive 30-year command of a massive Chinese fleet. The Ming emperor burned all records of Admiral Zhen He's daring voyages and achievements, and unwittingly created a mystery that tantalizes the world 500 years later.

DVD Specifications
  • Widescreen presentation (1.78:1 aspect ratio) - enhanced for widescreen TVs
  • Dolby Digital 2.0 English
  • NTSC
  • Region 1


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